Universität Wien FIND

120422 VU BEd 02.2: Introduction to Information and Research Literacy (IRL) (2019W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 150 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

There are seven 90 minute sessions in all.

This is NOT a lecture; attendance is compulsory (see “Mindestanforderungen”).

Small group visits to the English and American Studies Library will take place in various time slots in December and January; after your visit to the English and American Studies Library, you should visit a second library at your own convenience.

There will be a preparatory activity for the first class; information will be sent out via moodle.

Tuesday 22.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 05.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 19.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 17.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 07.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 21.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims: Students know fundamental concepts and strategies of academic work, with a special focus on literature and information research. They are familiar with the many information resources relating to English and American Studies and are able to make informed choices as to which to use when addressing academic problems. They know about the requirements of academic best practice. They are able to understand the relevance of information literacy for their future professional practices.
Contents: Concepts and strategies of academic work, with a special focus on literature and information research; information sources for English and American Studies; academic best practice; information literacy in academic and school environments
Methods: Blended learning: activating lecture, teacher input, some inverted lecture sessions, individual and group online activities

Assessment and permitted materials

Learning diary entries, two library visits, class and online participation/activities/quizzes

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Attendance (max. 1 absence)

1) Four learning diary entries relating to sessions 3, 5, 6 and 7 (40% in all (6%, 8%, 12%, 14%), uploaded by 22.11., 02.01., 10.01. and 24.01. respectively. All four uploads are required even if you missed one of the sessions.)
2) Tour of the English and American Studies Library (15%)
3) Visit to and report on another library (up to 15%, answer questions about library visit by 31.01., 23.55)
Class and online participation/activities/quizzes (30%) must be done in addition to the three named parts. The three named parts must be positive as well as the overall score.
Grading scale: 1 (sehr gut) 100-90%; 2 (gut) 89-80%; 3 (befriedigend), 79-70%; 4 (genügend) 69-60%; 5 (nicht genügend) 59-0%.

Examination topics

Continuous assessment based on what was covered in class (see Ziele, Inhalte und Methode/course schedule). Details on assignments will be given in class and on Moodle.

Reading list

Handouts, viewing/listening materials (in moodle)

Association in the course directory

Studium: BEd 046 / 407
Code/Modul: BEd 02.2
Lehrinhalt: 12-4623

Last modified: Tu 15.10.2019 17:27